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The rock in this area is composed of a band of predominately solid Limestone. The climbs on these crags range from low angle to vertical or overhanging in some areas, while providing routes from 25-55 ft in length. There are TR, bolted and even some traditional routes that offer clean rock facing all aspects of the compass.
Travel North from Fairbanks on the Elliot Highway. You will pass Wickersham Dome trailhead at Milemarker 28 and at about Milemarker 38 you will pass Globe Creek with the crags visible on the low rising dome on the right side of the highway.Passing an evident road cut you will notice a blue parking sign on your right, which will buttonhook back and parallel to the highway. There is a small parking area with two primary trails that head up the hillside.
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There's Got To Be A Way 5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ E3 5b AK : Interior Alaska/Alaska Rang... : ... : Twin Towers
Difficult route that felt harder than the 5.10 rating. Start under the left side of the blank face about 1/2 way up the tower. Climb easy rock to the base of the steep face. There are three bolts on the face, with top anchors (the same as for Staircase) that are set well back from the top. The face is difficult, with insecure, reachy holds. It's a little easier if you stay to the left of the bolts. Lunge for a good horizontal under the final overhang. The final moves over the small overha...[more] Browse More Classics in AK
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